POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Reports

Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 17331 (HANOVER, PA)
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 17331*
    Cleanest/Best Zip Codes in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Zip Codes in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

    See how this zip code ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank zip codes in PENNSYLVANIA by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,158
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,143 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 148,405
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 907
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 134,174
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,799
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,225 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 137,275 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 171,442 250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,674
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 157,268
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 907
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 126,802 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 174,637 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 60,285 250

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
      [ top ]
     
     
  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 354,937 0 0 0 354,937 1,247,846 NA
    1989 456,394 0 0 0 456,394 1,489,349 NA
    1990 300,497 0 0 0 300,497 188,963 NA
    1991 257,134 0 0 0 257,134 757,298 1,442,493
    1992 226,374 0 0 0 226,374 1,110,411 1,948,796
    1993 227,165 0 0 0 227,165 1,385,160 2,241,244
    1994 146,860 0 0 0 146,860 1,495,801 2,371,558
    1995 210,801 0 524 0 211,325 3,383,374 4,391,666
    1996 188,740 0 286 0 189,026 1,025,638 2,469,266
    1997 212,432 0 289 0 212,721 1,869,672 3,325,519
    1998 220,297 0 339 0 220,636 1,168,463 2,089,279
    1999 163,636 0 212 0 163,848 1,766,045 3,191,500
    2000 160,272 0 619 0 160,891 2,037,754 2,750,816
    2001 189,440 250 147 0 189,837 484,306 863,111
    2002 174,897 250 147 0 175,294 140,652 718,747
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .03 0 0 0 .03 0 .03
    2001 .03 0 0 0 .03 0 .03
    2002 76.00 0 0 0 76.00 0 76.00
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in Zip Code 17331 (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this zip code


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]